Wednesday, August 4, 2021

DUN

Salaries of Cabinet, reps will continue

KUCHING: The state Cabinet, assistant ministers and assemblymen will continue to receive their remunerations, allowances and benefits during the Emergency period, said State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said this was mentioned under Section...

Hybrid sitting not feasible

KUCHING: The holding a hybrid State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting is not feasible as it is marred with technicalities, said DUN Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said the provisions of the Federal and State Constitutions, the practical...

Not a caretaker government

KUCHING: State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar has refuted claims from several quarters that the current Sarawak government is a caretaker government as it has exceeded its term due to the current Emergency. He pointed...

Emergency proclamation period not ironclad

KUCHING: The date of the end of the current localised Emergency period in Sarawak is not set in stone, said State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said it was possible for the Emergency to...

Having election would be disastrous

MIRI: Mayor Adam Yii has expressed his most sincere appreciation towards Yang Dipertuan Agong for extending the State of Emergency in Sarawak until February 2 next year. The current nationwide Emergency was to expire on August 1 , 2021, and...

DUN to dissolve next Feb 3

KUCHING: Barring any early revocation of the Emergency by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in consultation with the Yang di-Pertua Negeri, the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) will only be dissolved on Feb 3 next year. State Legal Counsel Datuk Seri JC...

Reconvene DUN before state election

KUCHING: Sarawak People's Aspiration Party (Aspirasi) wants the Sarawak Legislative Assembly (DUN) which has prorogued by the nationwide emergency to reconvene before the 12th state election is held. Its president Lina Soo, noted that the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong recently said...

Agong could extend Emergency for Sarawak

KUCHING: In view of the pending Sarawak state election and the state’s Covid-19 situation at the Emergency period’s scheduled end, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong could extend the Emergency only in respect of Sarawak until a point at which it...

State Legislature will continue if Emergency is extended

KUCHING: The tenure of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) will continue indefinitely should the Yang di-Pertuan Agong decides to extend the Emergency if the Covid-19 situation does not improve after August 1. Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk...

Only ministers entitled to salaries after June 6

KUCHING: The Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) is governed by the Sarawak Constitution and will, despite the emergency, expire after June 6. Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) president Voon Lee Shan said that since the legislature will automatically expire, the term...
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Bersih calls for emergency sitting of Parliament

KUCHING: The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) has urged Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to...
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